I am a huge proponent of coaching. (I have my coach to thank for much of my action and success.) Whether you’re paying for coaching, you have a mentor, a close friend, or all of the above, it’s crucial to take each conversation and capture all of the useful advice and action items. One of the hardest parts of being in a coaching situation is capturing and taking action on all of the great pieces […]
To celebrate my birthday (today), I’m allowing you to pay whatever you want for the Inbox Zero Training Program. http://inbox-zero.net/birthday-sale This offer expires at 12:01 AM Eastern on March 29th. On March 28th, 2012, I turn 27 years old. I know it may not sound like much, but I’ve already spent enough years in a 9-5 job to know: it isn’t for me. And so, I decided to launch a business around my passion: helping people handle […]
If you’re a business owner with an online presence, you may be so overwhelmed with one platform that you’re online presence is incomplete.
In this video, I’ll share the 3 mainstays of your online ecosystem and explain how they all feed into each other. If you’re missing one of the three pillars, the cycle is broken.
I just got the chance to show someone Facetime for the first time. Not just anybody, but my 88 year old grandfather. He had never seen an iPhone before. The capability to place a video call from the palm of my hand to someone 2,000 miles away was magical to him. Here I am, someone who loves to share new technology with other getting to share something truly amazing with my grandfather. Great for me, […]
WordPress can be really scary. You never know when that next plugin or update is going to crash your site. The user interface is really user friendly, but a couple of wrong clicks and you can find yourself staring at a page of code. That’s why when I set out to speed up my WordPress Website, I was wary. The best way to speed up your WordPress site is by using a Caching program. In […]
Write something. Write anything. Just write. This can be a challenge for someone whose expertise is not writing. Yet your ability to write is at the core of your ability to build a business online. In the offline world, you can rely on whatever your talents are and word of mouth if you’re lucky. When you try to extend those talents and in some way package and sell your expertise online, writing becomes really important. […]
Twitter and Facebook can present a real paradox to you as a small business owner. On the one hand, they both present a seemingly limitless supply of new leads and customers. On the other hand, they can be time consuming, attention grabbers that distract you from doing the work that really matters. To add to the challenge, anyone who knows anything about how to successfully promote yourself on either of these two platforms will tell […]
A reader recently contacted me with an interesting question. He writes: I am the IT department for a small business. My biggest day-to-day problem is driving adoption rates among my 20 users. Despite being given strong tools I find a lot of people want to continue using Outlook and Index Cards. Do you have any insight on what holds people back from learning and implementing new tools? It’s a great question, and I think it […]